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Identifying attributes of natural youth mentoring relationships

Deutsch, N. L., Mauer, V. A., Johnson, H. E., Grabowska, A. A., & Arbeit, M. R. (2020). “[My counselor] knows stuff about me, but [my natural mentor] actually knows me”: Distinguishing characteristics of youth’s natural mentoring relationships. Children and Youth Services Review, 111, 104879. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2020.104879 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Despite the evidence that […]

How natural mentoring relationships support gay, bisexual, and questioning male youth

Torres, R.S., Harper, G.W., Sanchez, B., & Fernandez, M.I. (2012). Examining Natural Mentoring Relationships (NMRs) among Self- Identified Gay, Bisexual, and Questioning (GBQ) Male Youth. Child and Youth Service Review, 34 (1), 8-14. Summarized by Chelsea Kearin, CEBM Editorial Associate Introduction: Many gay, bisexual, and questioning (GBQ) teenagers experience isolation and hostility due to persistent […]